Battle Ground Public Schools uses multiple communication tools to keep our staff, students, parents and community informed. Please use the links below to access district news and events.

Mass notification system

A mass notification system is used by the school buildings and district office to keep parents and students informed of upcoming events, attendance and emergency notifications.

Please keep your contact information updated in the district’s Skyward (Family Access) system to ensure accurate and timely notifications. You can contact your child’s school’s office to update your information.

BGPS Bulletin

The BGPS Bulletin is a weekly electronic newsletter that highlights the great things happening in Battle Ground Public Schools. Newsletters include school board updates, student success stories, featured articles, Community Education classes, job postings and more. Sign up today to stay informed on district news.

BGPS bulletin

Join the mailing list and view past issues

BG Cast podcast

The BG Cast podcast focuses on a variety of topics around education and our community. Check out BG Cast on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts and Amazon Music.

Board meeting summaries

These summaries include video recordings of every public work session and meeting. They are not the official minutes of board meetings.

See past meeting minutes through 2013. Minutes for meetings after August 2013 are found under BoardDocs within each meeting archive.

District news blog

The news blog is updated with current news releases and featured articles.


You can subscribe to FlashAlert and receive email notifications about district news and weather/emergency closure information. Subscriptions must be renewed annually.

Social media

The district shares great things happening in Battle Ground Public Schools on social media. Follow us on:

 Twitter   Facebook    YouTube Instagram LinkedIn

See our guidelines for interacting with BGPS’ social media accounts.

Weather-related closures

The district uses several communication tools to notify students, staff and parents about weather-related late-starts, closures and early releases. The district is split into “north” and “south” schools for the purpose of weather closures. Please visit our weather and emergency information page to learn more.

Mobile app


Download the free BGPS app today for access to your school’s news, calendars, push notifications and more.

Communications Staff

Amanda Richter
Director of Communications &
Community Engagement
Media inquiries, community liaison

Chris Brown
Communications Specialist
Newsletters, video & storytelling

Jenna Buescher-Hill
Communications Specialist
Websites, publications & branding


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